A Dynamic Trust Establishment and Management Framework for Wireless Sensor Networks

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Title A Dynamic Trust Establishment and Management Framework for Wireless Sensor Networks
Author Zhang, Junqi; Shankaran, Rajan; Orgun, Mehmet A.; Varadharajan, Vijay; Sattar, Abdul
Publication Title IEEE/IFIP International Conference on Embedded and Ubiquitous Computing (Trustcom) EUC 2010
Editor Bob Werner
Year Published 2010
Place of publication Hong Kong, China
Publisher IEEE Computer Society
Abstract In this paper, we present a trust establishment and management framework for hierarchical wireless sensor networks. The wireless sensor network architecture we consider consists of a collection of sensor nodes, cluster heads and a base station arranged hierarchically. The framework encompasses schemes for establishing and managing trust between these different entities. We demonstrate that the proposed framework helps to minimize the memory, computation and communication overheads involved in trust management in wireless sensor networks. Our framework takes into account direct and indirect (group) trust in trust evaluation as well as the energy associated with sensor nodes in service selection. It also considers the dynamic aspect of trust by introducing a trust varying function which could be adjusted to give greater weight to the most recently obtained trust values in the trust calculation. The architecture also has the ability to deal with the inter-cluster movement of sensor nodes using a combination of certificate based trust and behaviour based trust.
Peer Reviewed Yes
Published Yes
Publisher URI http://euc2010.srfid.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=57&Itemid=53
Alternative URI http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/EUC.2010.80
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ISBN 9780769543222
Conference name IEEE/IFIP International Conference on Embedded and Ubiquitous Computing (Trustcom) EUC 2010
Location Hong Kong, China
Date From 2010-12-11
Date To 2010-12-13
URI http://hdl.handle.net/10072/37961
Date Accessioned 2011-04-01
Language en_AU
Research Centre Institute for Integrated and Intelligent Systems
Faculty Faculty of Science, Environment, Engineering and Technology
Subject Artificial Intelligence and Image Processing
Publication Type Conference Publications (Full Written Paper - Refereed)
Publication Type Code e1

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